Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: chagrin

Definition: annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)

Sentences Containing 'chagrin'

In her own past behavior, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
The courtesy of my husband was noised abroad to such an extent, that the boys gave him no peace in the street; and on this account, and because he was somewhat shortsighted, my lady dismissed him; and it was chagrin at this I am convinced beyond a doubt that brought on his death.
Sherlock Holmes staggered back, white with chagrin and surprise.
Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
::: effeminate - having womanly traits
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained